The Macon Daily Telegraph
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ESTABLISHED IN 1826.
MACON, GA., THURSDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 10, 1908
DAILY, $7.00 A YEAR.
PATRONS ATLANTA & WEST POINT
APPEAL TO GEORGIA COMMISSION
TO ALLOW ROAD INCREASED RATE
TVonlil Give The I?oad 2 1-2
Cent Passenger Rate In- j
stead 2 Cents.
ARE NOVEL APPLICATIONS;
NO REQUEST FROM ROAD
Petitions Set Forth That the Road
Furnishca Best Passenger Service in
the 8tate; the Best Coaches and
Schedules; That the Present Rate
Makes the Return to the Company
Lees Than Cost of Transportation;
That For the Road to Suffer Means
That the Territory It Serves Must
Suffer, and That it Would be Better
, For all Concerned to Hava a Rate
Commensurate With Cost and Qual
i y of Service.
ATLANTA. Oa., Doc. 9.—The stock
holder.-. patrons and friends of the
.uiirtu & West Point railroad have
n:'per led to the ruilroad commission
to permit that road to lncree.se Its
;*nger rale to 2 1-2 cents a mile,
application i? n
. they do not auooaed they will have
other chance later In the j
friends or legal representative*
One of the appeals was on behalf of j
MULE IS INSANE;
HAS CASE BABIES
ATLANTA. Qa, Dm. t—Dr. P.
F. Bah naan, state veterinary sur
geon. has reported to tha depart
ment of agriculture on a very
Interesting oase of rabiea* on the
form of A. J. Swords, near Fitx-
About a month ago a mad dog
apread terror through the com
munity, biting several doge, hogs
■nd a mule on the 8vgorde place.
The veterinary reports that the
hogs were sold to a butoher, who
probably distributed their flesh
am#ng his customers.
A short time ago, the male
that was bitten began acting
queerly, finally beooming wholly
insane. The veterinary was oall-
ed in. and he pronounoee it a
clear ease of hydrophobia.
The affect on the pereone who
ate the hogs that had been bit
ten by the dog is a scientific
problem, and results will be
watched with interest.
Ing been brought abou
tht j art of the railroad,
Three Petitions Submitted.
separate petitions from prom,
raona living or doing business
o line of r<»ad have been sub-
They set forth the claims
road furnishes the best paa-
erv li e given In the atnte, the
chea and ach«|
•mi nf tw.> years In Richmond cou
killed * negr-i W *-n sentenced
« told bv Judge Har.iinend that if
iavl -r wai
i tills *rr*<
behalf of J.
sentenced to life Imprisonment in Wal
ton county three years ago. He was rep
resented by Hal] Nowelt, a former mem
ber of the house from that county.
SAVES THE LIFE
OF HIS FATHER
W. H. Hall Norrowly Es- Resolution Introduced Look-
rapes Death at Hands of
Ran Into By Passing Train
at Crossing Near Cuth-
IS CROP ESTIMATE:
CUTHBERT. Oa.. Dec. 9-^Mr. Jaa.
Cheshire. living below Fountain Bridge,
Into by an Incom-
• ‘ Macon at
i Ing the passenger train fre
( tho Beall crossing one mile east of
' Uuthbert thla afternoon and received
Injuries from the effect of which he
will die. His life is now hanging by
Mr. Cheshire had been in Cuthhert
all the week attending court as a wlt-
WA8HIXGTON. Dec. 9 —The total ! and was returning home from
production of cotton In the United Uuthbert when on this crossing.
States for the year 199X-09 will amount | .. 11 1" stated that the crossing whin
to 6.182,970.000 pounds, '
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
' ISSUES REPORT ON TOTAL
ompanv less than the coat
c.f the transportation; that the Inter
state rite b<-inq higher much confu
sion Is caused; thut for the road to
suffer means that the territory It
servos must suffer more and that It
■would be belt- r for Its patrons that
1t he permitted to charge a rote com
mensurate with the cost and quality
of the service renderet*.
LaGranq© is Interested,
one of the petition.* comes from
I^Grnnge. and Is headed by Dr. F.
M. Ridley, one of the most prominent
physician* in the state. |t hears tho
signature <»f of nearly every profes- |
linter*. which is equivalent
920.000 bales of 600 pounds gross
weight, according to tho estimate an
nounced by the department of agricul
The estimate of production by bales
North Carolina. 619.00ft.
South Carolina. 1.118,000.
It is stated that the
p was .sounded anil he attemirted
IS.'.- back his horse and buggy off but waa
too late. Tho horse was killed, buggy
demolished and Mr. Cheshire horribly
broken up. both arms and both legs
being fractured and a large fructure
of the skull being the Injuries received.
The physician statna that there Is no
chance for Mr. Cheshire to live. He !■
a married man with a large family.
BLAKELY. Oa.. Dec. 9.— News h*s
Just reached town of the attempted as
sassination of Mr. W. H. Hall, who Is
superintending the Bolllngbrokt- plan
tation for his son, W. A. Hal), of this
Mr. W. A. Hall wss going out to his
farms and arrived Just as George and
Tony Davis were in the art of killing
Ills father, when the negroes turned
and fired on W. A. Hall, putting a
load of buckshot through the crown of
Mr. Hall shot one of his negroes
down, and ho will probably <lle. The
negro George Davis made his escape
into the swamp «nd*L. E. Riack. Jr.,
the deputy sheriff, has organised a
posse that has left in search of him.
Mr. W. H. Hall wss shot In the
side but it Is not thought that it will
While Cutting Timber, Tree
Falls Upon Him, Result
VALDOSTA. On., Dnc. Alh.lt
Relote. 30 years of age, and a son of
Anthony W. Relote. of Ylnhlrn. vfui
crushed to denth this afternoon while
helping 'Ut timber for milling pur
poses live miles west of Hahirn.
ther pnrties were at
Arm In tha
berlng more than a hundred
similar petition was submitted by
Itlr.ens of Palmetto, and another
general character has been filed,
is said that when the commission
* tho matter up for consideration
delegations of business men
l along the line of road wMl be
n* to make personal appeal on be
o' the proposed increase of ran
Biq Reduction in Receipt*.
ie monthly report of th.» Atlanta
\V«st Point, as submitted today,
1WS that the gross earnines for the I _ TTljr „ ““
ir weeks reported on was $26.818.?1 I DUBLIN, Oa.. T)e
s than for the corresponding period j *;. oc i? < i k
b-st year. About $7,000 of this rep- j "Y
tents falling off In passenger earr.
EARLY YESTERDAY DUBLIN’S
RESIDENCE SECTION VISITED
MARTIN TO SUE
No Bill Found in Oase Against
Him Reference to Unpaid
falling. It lodged against another tree
and efforts were'made to dislodge It.
While working to get it loose, the
tr« e kicked hack and fell quickly; Pin
ning Mr. Relote to the ground.
It was some little time he fora he
could h** extricate,] and he lived only
a few minutes. His father was serv
ing on the Jury here and was nntlfhd
by ’phone of the accident. Tho Vting
man was unmarried.
UOLUMRUS Oa.. Dec. 9-Tho United
States grand jury today returned a no-
I bill in the ense of A. L. Martin, of
Coleman. Ga.. charged with using the
I mall with intent to defrapd and It la
reported that he will bring hlg damage
HOBSON IS MODEST
IN DAMAGE SUIT
WANTS ONLY $20,000,000 FOR AL
LEGED DEROGATORY STATE
BOSTON, Dec. 9—It was officially
announced today that action for alleg
ed slander, returnable In the United
MtHtea circuit court February i. 1909,
hlch $20,000,000 dainoget
ing to Investigation Pan
ama Canal Matter.
WABHINdTON, Tim. • -Th. d.mo-
rrats of the house nre planning to de
mand an investigation of the purchase
Pf the Panama canal property and Jo
tonformlty with this program, Repre
sentative Italnny of Illinois, today In
sured a resolution directing the
ipeaker to appoint a committee of five
o ".•*" ert tin how much of the $40.00#.-
100 which appears <»n record to have
>e« n paid to the French company, was
‘‘•ally paid to that company." It la
laid that the national democratic' cotn-
hItte,. requested Mr. Kulney to present
, The resolution provides that tha com-
mitt-e shall ascertain If any portion
the $40,000,000 w«H directly or indl-
Srctlv paid to American cltlaen*. or to |
in American syndicate, and If any
member nr senator profited by the ,
During the recent campaign It wa*
oharged In newspaper articles that the
president’s brother In-law, Douglas
Robinson, of New York, and Charles ,
P. Taft, of Cincinnati, brother of the I
president-elect, had profited h.v the ,
transaction. It was this charge ami
newspaper comment thereon which 1
provoked the letter from President
Rons,. V, It to William Dudley Fmtlke, of;
Ihdi ina. denying the statements aud i
nsylng that all tho papers In the mat
ter were open to the public.
Editor Smith Answer* Roosevelt.
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., Dec. 9 Under
the caption "The News and the Canal
D<al." the Indianapolis News today
id (llrrlAlmimr any
compete with hlti
leslre or amhltlo
i In the Iehru ig
WHAT IS DOING
IN THI CONGRESS
sentatlon of dapartnw
from tiro# to time.
numbering 962 waro chiefly
granting of pensions.
Senator Johnston, of Alabama.
Introduced • bill to reinstate form
er Cadets Rosaell and Weaver dis
missed from the military academy
for hating. He declared that their
by being given unlmpnrt
hfa purposes. He did not
have the Idea to go fo
boys’ mother* have to lo
them after they enter the
brief executlYe session
WASHINGTON. Dm. For
nearly five houra the house of rep
reeentatlvea today consider- cf the
bill providing for the taking of
the thirteenth and subsequent de
cennlal oensuaea and passed It
without material change.
Prolonged, animated and nt times
heated discussion was precipitated
over an amendment by Mr. tflPett.
of Massachusetts, who sought to
have the temporary censua force
authorized by the bill with the ex
ception of a few minor nnaitlona
. - "* . _ VB%2£
system" which had obtained for
That th* civil service was not a
bulwark against the spoils system
wao the contention of Mr. Robin
eon. of Arkansas, who sought to
substantiate his assertion by citing
the recent appointment of Daniel
Keefe commissioner general of la-
The only other bualnees trans
acted was the reference to com
mittee of a notice of contest by
H. C. Warmouth, republican, for
the seat of Albert Eatoplnal, dem
ocrat, from the First Louisiana
At 4:98 p. m., the House ad-
JOE CANNON ADVISES HIS CALLERS
THAT HE IS BY NO MEANS A CZAR;
JUST PLAIN EXECUTIVE OFFICER
LOCKED HIMSELF HP
Speaker Becomes Satirical
And at Times a
TO WARD OFF BULLET8|
SAYS HASMT THE POWER TO
BIND AND LOOSE OF ST. PETER'
HOKESBORO MERCHANT TELLS
AWFUL TALE TO OFFICERS
DOUGLAS. Q*m DtS, t. Mr \V f,
Hinson, of Hnkohboro. who nlh g< s
that ho wrh furvi-d In ord«T to .*uv»*
IiIm Hfa to ahut hlmwlf In bln store
on Saturday night last at that plan*,
nml that up until 1 o’clock Sunday
morning. Roy Mrrrltt mid .!»»•- Hutton,
two well known men of that place,
kept up a continual shooting ni him
through door* nml window*, was In
th<* sheriff's off lew thla morning with
warrant* against each, charging as
sault with intent to murder, and peace
warrants to be nerved on each.
He further alleges that one of the
men folluwed him as far ft* Hrox’nu.
threatening him with d<'a(h if ha
sought the aid of the law. nnd that
one was reported im guarding hi*
store with a cocked gun fo kil< him
If he returned with an officer. Rherlfl
Klckwtson ha* gone u> the acene. ill*
ring forth tho evldon, e of
the convention nl
the News, which were baaed largely nuw IU „, ,5,]., T ,
on the statements of the New York '
World, charge* which were made over
and over again during tho campaign.
Were utterly Ignored till today.
"The only man who paid attention
to them wa* Mr Chas. P Taft, who did
deny that lie wa* In any way related
to the affair. We had no .word from |
the president or Mr. Taft. The other
men. *uch as From well and Morgan,
who were known or believed to havo
full Information In regard to the bunl-
n«s«. said nothing. Hut now. nfter tho '
campaign Is aver, the prevldent rushes 1 .,,.
Into print and says, with his usual ■ 1 IlCIl KUIIS AmnCK Oil Str66t8
! and violence, that the
the facta? The first j
Is far-from being the ;
•entured to suggest |
I* a liar.
‘•N,»w, what an
W. that the News
onhf paper that
that the silence of nil concerned only
served to strengthen the suspicion,
which was verv generally held, that
all wn* not right. The New York
World was the original suthorlt". Tho
Chicago Journal was quite as vigorous
a* was thin paper In Its comment*.
Unless our memory Is at fault, the
Ijoulsvllle Oourldr -Journal wa* not
wholly unimpressed by the charges.
Charge* Were Repeated-
"The charges were
of Town, Shooting Gro
WAKEFIELD. Mass.. Doc 9- Mm
• imlng suddenly and violently lnsan>
I Irani L. Hedger, a resident of (his
own. today killed his two daughters.
. aged 16. and Catherine, aged
BY DISASTROUS FIRE.
9—This morning the
illinms Esq., was almost
totally destroyed by fire. It Is not \
(known how the fire originated. The 1 1
nnW-d The hhuse represented to the gm
1 ..ffi.-luU 11,ut ii-1, 111. !t .11.1 nr.*
Foiile has nr
ept free train
d over the greater part of th,
1st February nml March, undr
npervlslon of Dr. Rotile. who I
f the State Agriculture Uollegr
d popular nnd
Illustrating many of the scientific sides
of farming. A retlrom of speaker*,
consisting of Dr. RonV -<nd other*
from the University of Georgia, the
comml«*loner of agriculture, state »n-
tomologist nnd. for p»rt of the time,
n pan led th
when seen. Tin- dwelling was erected : th'
some years ago by Mr. E. P. Rent*
and wa* purchased lust year by Mr. L
Dan G. Hughes, of Danville. The loss
«>n the dwelling will amount to per
haps $6,000. Insurance to the amount
of $4,000 was carried by Mr. Hughes.
"J™ ' ' Mr. William* wHI lose considerable
iKlon »oKe I Tn " n °y on furniture. He carried In-
' ; surance to the amount of $1,000. mak-
j ™ *"«• I> r "P‘ ,r <.'-
hlch travel- | s , d Death of Youth.
Frank Bright, the seventeen-year-
old son "f I»r. Frank Rright, died last
night cf tuberculosis. The young man
lias hern afflicted with the disease for
several yean. Gradual!
1.. Dec. 9—Dr. A. *
unced that the ”.v
which was op«rat
liim that It did 1
lyment on thin representation.
1 made out against Martin by
fell through today and It Is
lulanutlnn that when he sent
hlaky company notified
ind discussed agrlciiltu
vith the large crowd* which
he party at nearly every, stai
Miss Eula Belle
Gordon McNeer. who claims
grandniece of the late Gen. John R. !
Gordon, was arrested here j-esterdav •
afternoon on a chsrg.* of shoplifting.
1 gave her sge as 22 year*, and he
Carolina and had been 11vlr
I In for four or five years
. mains will be Interred toi
j Northvlew cemetery.
On Sunday last the Mae
I snd Ssvnnnah pnssenger 1
Macon brok down at the
j street crossing In this clt
, more than an hour’s delay t<
trains. Yesterday morning
, pulled by the same eng
• >n. Dublin
Gov. John A. Johnson Says
Party Is Right and Will
WASHINGTON. D. C . !>er
of the Iteinoci
ley are. they
T 0 Locate Federal Buildir
Tonight there will be a mw
Itlxen* to take some action
ocatlon of the federal building I
ampalgn opened. I am,
hi- i<* say what caused
>e what It was. Mr. Brj
McNeer h*»* hecn stoirplng nt
the Piedmont HctG for several day*.
w»nt into * J*ara|ry ».tore yester
day end a*k*d to *ee sonm ring*. A
’IJI **: • »nd il-rM** upon
rr h*r fin*-.. »n,l ,h-.l look«.| al , „ t , ry of lh ,
; j of the
tesve the <»ne at which she h
other*. Decking 1
; nnd |
select one* 1
happens th«t th*-
| Jorlty of th< p*-oplc do not
1-ant to see the building erected on
Hher of the lot*, hut much prefer on**
he other Mayor Phillip*
sry of thr
represented. there wa* a [ark of organi
zation in the Democratic party end a
unity or organisation In republican rank*.
Then It Ir always so rme h easier for
tim party In power to win."
PARK HOARD PLACE
FOR JOHN W.
il had been brought by Congress
man Richmond* P. Hobson, of Ala
bama. against Congressman John A.
Kellher, of Massachusetts.
The alleged remark* which caused
rhe aetjon were made this fall follow
ing a visit to this city of Captain Hob
ke for Jos. A. Conry, f<
over and over again, snd toward M
close of the campaign we. a* did ot|
er*. draw wttat seep
sary and Inevltabh
alienee was practically tant inmunt to
confession. Rut now we have the pres
ident's denial, which Is not .made till
>>i x It I* too late for any votes to ha af-
contestlng utrnjc- i fj‘ r,r, l
for the numlnatlo
ongressman Kellher |
FREDERICK A. HYDE GETS
TWO YEARS’ SENTENCE
1 his de;
7. and thei
town, shouting at |i
th'* street and firing Ini
of the stores that he |
Fortunately only 01,c person
Jured by iltadgcr during his rn
down Main street, Frederick \
a grocer's clerk, receiving a
wound In the leg. Kudgcr w
I by a crowd of I >»vns pen
captured him and turn
over to tha police.
From lhi> nature of Badger's
at the police station, the office
of the opinion thit hi* sudd*-
ness was due primarily to J. n
MrH. Badger, the mother or t|
dered children *.vho had beei
from home o n a brief visit, r
tonight. Rhe go' her first new
ms he met 01
1 greedy for Ineenae, ref
! a candidate nominated h
, of the United States through
of official patronage, and als,
ed to assume thnt In every
I veracity between Infalllhllltv and the tlu«t M
. cltlaen. Infallibility was always and of of the
necessity rlpttit. Vork n
"That Is the offense of this pnper. 'j!! !,,CT.
And It I* on*- that Is peculiarly Irrl 7.™ "
I fating to the president a* hi* -ihuslve
land violent letter, assuming to deny
# — . everything but denying potlilng. very
H. Schneider, of Tucson. Aria.. L-ienrlv npoves
an employe of Hyde and convicted with -Today the News enters cheerfully
htm. was fined $1 000 and sentenced 1 1|pi>n , lH f or tl# tt» year, rejoicing In the
„ nf , two months In the | fart fhnt on vnrv Anniversary If
h hern distinguished hy Ihe serene.
II poised snd temperate speaking
of the affair pr
night she whs
nr-i'lS-nt <" M '’ ,l " « v*-nl ,| K «n.l
pr< "inrni .... „ ..
WASHINGTON. Dec. 9—Frederick
A. Hyde, of San Francisco, recently
convicted of conspiracy to defrnud th**
United State* of large tracts of land
In Oregon nnd Washington was to
day sentenced In the district criminal
court to piy a fine of $10,000 nnd lo
serve two years In Hie penitentiary nt
Moundsvllle. w. Va.. the maximum
penalty under the law
NEW YORK. I>hr. 3
"wfil ilellvVr 1 Tl"* nn
losing hanquet next
penitentiary. 'Moth noted appeals
the district court of appeals. Hvd«* I
was released o n $20,000 ball 01 I j
R< hnelder on $10,000.
The proseruflon of Hyde and flchnel- |
GAVEL FROM 6ENERAL STORE
WHERE LINCOLN SOLD NIPS
TWO YOUNG MEN HELD
c. 9 - President
Urn National Liquor
United mates, at to
the sixteenth annual
rgn.nl7.aGon being held
de*’s In the we«t. cost the gnvtmrne
$100,000 and the trial occupied three j
hut asked that I
In letting their!
I- er.pe ted th*r THROUGH
will h« It
A. A. 8cott Arrested.
' they be expedltl'
‘ wishes br known 1
1 th A meeting tonight
, some of our cltlxers have decided
1 views In regard to the selection. The
trot*, meeting has been called for the court
on t house, the city hall being too small to
The hold the crowd that It I* supposed will
*'"• he preaent.
GORDON LEE’S EF-
COUNTRY STORE ROBBED
AND TORCH APPLIED
FORTS GEORGIA MAN MAY BE
WASHINGTON. Dec. President j
Roosevelt told tome of hie callers to- j
day that he would probably appoint *j
Georgia njan ns a member of the
Uhlrkamauga Park battl*-fluid comtnis- j
Representative Gordon Lee. of;
Georgia, saw the president In behalf
Representative John W.
:s* Ju*» r*sohed he;
if ft W Roddenh<*rr;
Idox. of Rome,
Impression that Mr
BLUE JACKETS TO GET
SHORE LEAVE ON ARRIVAL
fleet which I* t'l arrive at U«n
Rond* February 22. contemplate thatT
a squadron of «ight vessels shall r»5-
main there for about two weeks nf»<-r
their arrival. The 2.500 officers and
men who are coming to the Inaugura
tion will be taken from these vessel*
and during th-- *»ay of these ships at
Hampton Road* the usual shore leave
will he given to officers snd man. |
Feeretary Newberry today gave this
Information to a d'-Iegatlon eonsDtlng
of Alvih If- Martin, chairman of the 1
Ultlxens' Tldewate*- Committee of Vlr-
g.nln. on the entertainment of the fleet.
Wm V. Anderson, president the Nor
folk board of trade and Theodore J.
Woolf, of Portsmouth.
This srrsngi-oient It Is hoped hy the
department will **rn|»er.*af•• for the
failure to land the blue Jackets *u, tm
egpoaltton ground* for s parade which
was the original Intention.
ing of the orgai
In this elty. was presented by the Illi
nois delegation with a gn/el, made
Train d log said to have h*<-n taken
from the - general store" in Illinois In
whh h Abraham FJnroln, It was said,
The report of the secretary, Robert
J Ham, declared that In Indiana. Ohio.
IlllnoU. South !> kota. Rhode Inland.
The official returns for all precincts
of the county voting yesterday fur
and against bonding the county for
thirty years maturity for $100,000 fur
road Improvement purposes, will all
not he in before noon today. A very
small vote wss polled In the rlly 77
for and 140 ngalnst bond* Every In
dication points to mi overwhelming
defeat of tho measure. Had tho au
thorities given more time and n full
explanation of the benefits to be de
rived from the Issuing of bonds, the
vote for bonds would have been Vh-to.
rlous Is the opinion expressed by well
Son la Missing.
A Mr Smith, of Reach, wa* In tne
elty thl* morning Impplorlng the aid
cltv tbl« morning Imploring th'-lr aid
lions for the recovery of hi* M^c.ir
old son. who ran away from home In
company with another lad named Lee.
He stated that hi* son only had 75
or 80 cent*, while the Lee lad had
MARLIN HELMS HELD
IN JNO. H. STORY CASE
WAS WITH HIS BROTHER WHEN
LATTER SHOT 8TORY
ALBANY, tin.. Ik
of Marlin Helm*. November
otlng was the outcome of a
er the cotton crop raised hy
elms on Story* place, on
form* 1 was u tenant. Btory
bv Helms with a slv
Ohio Rlvsr Delegation Walt* on thg|
Speaker, Utglng His Aid In Secure
ing Bonds for Improvsmsnt of th«
River—Ha Facetiously Advised Hi^
Ca'lar* That They Misunderstood
His Power—Ha is Just Common Pr«« .
siding Officer, Whose Duties Are t<X
Preserve Order and Enforce Rules—*
Believes That Tan Billions Will bs
Spent on Improvement of Water*
dross that never since 1890 had there,
been 11 time when under the rulea off
Ihe house, either under republican or.
democratic control, a majority of tha
member* had not been uble t<* regis
ter I heir will In legislation. II* was
speaking t<> a delegation of about 90S
members of the Ohio River Impcovn-
ment Association, which through Ita
chairman present' d him wl*h a me
morial urging the Improvement of the
Ohio river at a cost of $63,000,000 t<»
he puld In bonds.
Unci* Jo* Facotioue.
"I appreciate,’’ said Mr. Cannon*
that I have more power to hind ami
to loose than hud St. Fitter when ig
wm mild to him ‘On this rock I build
my church.’ But that is Incorrect,
speaker'* function is to' preside.
1 to enforce Itff
declared that In ’view off
n f II
use and committed aulrld<
llmself through the heni
stol Marlin Helms was
thla fact It would rest with thq emn
mitten on rivers and harhorc to makw.
itecotn mandat Iona In this as Hn all
other matters pertaining to th« Im
provement of tho waterways of tha
country, and with the house a«d then
with tin* veuata and lastly with tha
president to say what should he dona
with such a recommendation.
Referring to the suggeatlcn for »Uff
Issuance of bonds for the proposed lm-
provements ho called attention to tha.
fact that nt present all Improvement*
of the kind contemplated are m a da an.
der contract, and said that thr coun-l
try had neyor yet failed to provide th*|
money for aueh work. '
Money Will Be Forthcoming. ,
"I cannot tell** ha aald, "how th«|
money Is to he obtained for the vast l
Improvement* needed, but there -will *
ho sufficient for necessary ehanfceo, ff
am quite certain. In the awltir ofij
th<* twentieth century I have no doubt
that ther-* will bo expended no lrsa
thnn $10,000,000,000 In the Improve
ment of of the waterways of the
country, but of necessity seine g| thle
work must be done by those wtl®
must follow aft'-
ulndfiil. he said, thaff
me who did not waat|
wing of the twentieth,
Itn Helm* wh* r- inenisHves In u*he*tos mm
>ry t<> the shooting. I maintained that such a four
commitment trial whs re : necessary. Th* lust suggei
$200 bund. I°ud laughl
. _ .... _ . .... ,..w ...embers of the
•y • Condition Serious. delegation were not favoiakle to tli*
Htory s condition became j thought of d*h*y.
It was feared thut he would I
l warrant for Helms 1
ns. ‘V. --unii'""-',™ 1 MSs
Cannon and th# Freeldent-Ileet.
I WASHINGTON. Dec t-PlMld#nt-
I elec $ Taft today ci
Inn Mrtmd. nnrt 111" I whiSKy l". rl>pul'illrin m.lnb-r. "of tti*
a* sept to Sheriff F O. Ed- committee on ways and nisand
Dougherty county. It being • meet Mr Taft at r, o'clock tomorrow
afternoon nt the residence of Representa
tive l/oneworth It whh also arranged
that at the conclusion of this col ferencer
.. •lai.niMil all..III.I l.r Issued to make
t-r Sheriff K«lt
t Helms wa* on a Genii
train bound for this clt
met the train and H1I1
•d nml taken buck to U<
WAYGROSS SECRET ORDERS
ELECT OFFICERS FOR YEAR
>|■ 'ho respecting tl.o forthcoming revlsloa
j of tho tariff.
1 It Is understood that vsry little srae
1 said between the pre-ldent-*lct r.nd Mi#
.speaker concerning the details of the
proposed tariff legislation, hut that thg
WAYUItOBH. Ga., Dec. »—W
bekah I>»dge No. 6. I, O. O. F., bn
tried the following officers for 1
suing term Mrs. Daisy Atklnsi
hie grand; Mrs. Nellie
IK" 1 ’n
io|b. court t-.duv h> Id Kirle t'otton and I ||,
Itn. It-.1 I'rfb .n- white men. with-'
, it ball, for the n order , ‘ .
Th . viftepie I .,wfd Uiat Dr Hndth °« '
.ad Von drugged w.th . • him-.form mix- 1 naV)
lire Ir. Uo.bn'* robbed of his flep
da Hr.iils, iron
•t--d the following <
suing term: Ran
Hep B Hpence. V. 1
,:ng that the ^ „( vv.
* for the war and K.
and the posMl de- ]„..,
•tv of New York ,
.1 the Waldorf-
ill t.e the twenty- I
NEGRO PULLMAN PORTER
FINDS S10.000 IN JEWELS
r thi ensuing term: T C. Hauls,
hie grand; W. N. Hndth. vice grand.
J. Allen, secretary. T. W. 8. Ilur-
treasurer L. J Urtlller. J. T.
I McGee nnd II. A Harris, trustees.
Credentials Brfors Senats.
I WAHHINGTON. Dec. 9 The cre-
1 d« r.tiul* of John Hhsrp Williams, of
! Mlsslaslppl. ns aenator wen- laid be-
I f..re the vi. nate today by Henatnr
ie>- The credentials of Mr Me
ry. of Louisiana, also were pro-
ed and referred to the committee
prlvlege* end elections.
itlrely wilt the
lived In that legtsla-
led upon ths u niter-
M| had come t.gcstber
Re | nn tho lepr’-Hentattves of the cor-ordlnate
branches of the government and whatever,
^ difference in detail th- future maf do
th • 1 veicp. If any, today's discussion waa om
1. ths friendliest possible basis.
" Agrvod Revision Necessary.
; ! Both agreed that th# tariff should be
revised nnd that the revision should J»k
! along the lines Inllcstsd by tne twrtfff
, plank of the republican platform. NeltheSf
indicated a desire to d. part from protact-
• Ivc principles In the w..rk to be doae.
After the conference. Mr. Taft attend#^
; the meeting o# the hoard of tiustses off
1 the Jenm-e fund for tho education of the
.< negro In the south.
. I This afternoon he took a long walk wlthl
Heuntor Lodge, of Massachusetts, and
on returning to ths lioardniaa residence
where he Is a hour# guest, recalved many
mambars of tha t*ro branches of cougr***
and others who called.
The President-elect and Mrs Taft we*.-#,
a U c*ts nt luncheon of Assistant Secretary
t War Oliver and Mrs Oliver.
• 4 f nkB ■J w * rountro wa
nroe J*eT HatunU
•hi-s’ Jit, guilty pvrti.
in all the I1.0W. with
R* preecntatlve Gains, of Ter.nessee,
rtrodu'ed Col. P. P. Pickard. a one-
r-.. • ex-confederate soldier* of Aeh-
»nd City who desired to h** appointed
1 th* n ImSsu T1 • pros! lent t<dd
h«- T••nneee* e people that he wanted
u g.v the place to a Georgia mao.
ertral In .,1
dials oi this place.
Ala De. 1 Me
laymen of A Inti
da are meeting l
r ismfereni e. lav
• and the vl»1.or»
-nt'-rtallied by lit* U
I for the work of l
It It’ll M ON D,
•Sti worth of J-
Williams Hu«'k. of Richmond. »»n
med Tu. k. r f.rwi.rded to Governor Ole
cion Ignat Ion a* th.. represent stive frot
_ lui-aar . m...... w.-i ... found the I fifth North Uarolltia district t.*
rdanl* Defeated I J^ w "* ‘ Me In Mr- Ruerk’s berth and effect January 11. Mr. Kitchen
til 1 bald th* Jewel* tor reward. 1 b# inaugurated gevarnor January
I .. ..*r 1 r when H. eretarv Htm u* .,».ens , Line recently hi
i. it. n.-»iii,| of t. • Nat'i.nal ''oun.fl «*f ronf'-ssUtn '»f a
■ •' imrnic-iorroe Tti»- e««lasa w^Jiwho was arresti
WAHHINGTON. Pec. 9 Rt.pree.-n-
tntlve W W Kitchen, of North Caro
linn, governor-elect of his state, today
^ dined with Mrs. Mary Scott
Ssnator Hals Suceeede Allleon.
WAHHINGTON. Dec. t—A largely^
attended caucus of republican senatorj
today unanimously elected Senator'
Hale as chairman of the republlodn
mucus to succeed late 8enator ATlhson.
of Iowa The position oarrie# with lt|
the chalnnanshlp of th# republican |
steering committee of th* senate.
Hcnstor Halo's nomination wag thd|
only one before the caucua.
of the birth oir John Milton wllff
l»e formally celebrated by th# "'adantr.J
faculty nnd trustoxs of Columbia Uni-’
\ erslty today.
LONDON. Dec * Hpectat vverolssff
In all the achools snd at Cambridge ud
oxford, and meeting* of several 1‘nMT-
l it nt literary *»• Mies, marked th* 30011ft
anntvsrasry Of Milton today.